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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Johnstown Man Charged with Possessing Crack Cocaine

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., was indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The indictment named Anthony E. Gray, 22, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment presented to the court, on July 10, 2018, Gray possessed with the intent to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base, commonly known as "crack."

The law provides for a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and a fine of $5,000,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Arnold P. Bernard, Jr is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Cambria County Drug Task Force and the Johnstown Police Department conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Gray.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Drug Trafficking
Updated October 16, 2018